The Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation has released a statement advising commuters of the APC Presidential Rally taking place at Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere on Friday, January 30, 2015.
According to the statement, “the Lagos State Government will deploy 500 LASTMA personnel and all possible traffic management measures to ensure minimum disruption to motorists and party members coming for the rally. The early morning traffic will not be affected likewise the afternoon traffic.
“Priority will be given to pedestrians and mass transit vehicles conveying people to the rally. Vehicular traffic (non-rally related) would be diverted from Funsho Williams Ave at Ojuelegba towards Itire to link Ogunlana Drive to connect Eko Bridge via Bode Thomas, Eric Moore and Adelabu as at when necessary, while from Eko Bridge, traffic would be diverted to Ojuelegba, Agege Motor Road and Ikorodu Road via Costain, Eric Moore, Bode Thomas, Adelabu and Ogunlana Drive, Itire Road, Mabo, Fashoro and Bishop Street all in Surulere or better still to use the Third Mainland Bridge.”
The rally commences at 7:00am. Lagosians are advised to tune to Lagos Traffic Radio 96.1 FM for traffic information every 15 minutes.
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